Having problems with your Canon Digital Cameras ?

I've pressed something called format pictures on the menu of my camera, and now i can't access photos, are they deleted?


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Yes afraid so, format will wipe every thing from either your camera or your memory card if have one, best to download your phots to your pc as soon possible to avoid this.
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